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. >> our economies are very integrated. one would expect that they'll continue to be integrated. you know, so the idea that we're going to isolate them, i don't really see how that would work in any case. but if that were a goal of policy, if we actually could get to a situation where we did sort of separate the countries, that would not be a pretty picture. so i think we have to look to integrate with them and ideally on better terms than we currently have. >> some people refer to this pacific deal as the "north american free trade agreement on steroids." does that make sense to you? >> well, it does because the north american trade agreement in the end wound up helping corporations and didn't do much for american workers. in fact, there have been economists who've said that nafta produced as much as nearly a million job losses in the u.s. and the whole notion of this agreement is to facilitate the movement of capital and to give capital even more privileges than it has now. so, you know, workers, except for a few who have a seat at the table like the uaw, are basically at the back of th
, that brought the economy to its knees, and we've determined through our thorough investigation that there were no crimes," i don't think there was a thorough investigation. >> well, you wrote the other day that the federal judges seem to be losing patience with the banks. how so? >> there were a couple of cases that i highlighted because i thought it did show a new direction, a new sort of aggressiveness. you know, a lot of these judges -- bankruptcy judges in particular who have to see the bank's treatment of homeowners who've filed personal bankruptcy, they seem to really be getting fed up with some of the tactics that these -- the hardball tactics that the bank's litigants, you know, are doing in their courtroom. they've had to witness so many cases of banks running roughshod over borrowers whether it's by the banks not producing the documentation that proves that they own the note underlying the property, whether they produced erroneous figures about what the borrower owed. i mean, they have just seen chapter and verse over the last five years of really bad behavior by these banks. and i t
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